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The Interdisciplinary Competence Center Biomedical Data Science is affiliated with the Institute for Applied Informatics and Leipzig University.

The goal of the Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI) e.V. is to promote science and research in the areas of computer science and business computing.

This aim is supposed to be achieved through:

  • promotion of research and teaching at Leipzig University by fundraising and allocation of funds to Leipzig University for the use in research and teaching
  • realization of interdisciplinary research projects of which results will be made public through diverse channels
  • promotion of cooperations in the areas of computer science and business computing at universities by arranging workshops, symposia and congresses

In order to reach these goals, the institute:

  • is involved in research activities and awards contracts to third parties for research projects
  • supports and realizes non-profit research projects at Leipzig University
  • organizes workshops and seminars on specific topics as well as conferences and congresses
  • establishes contacts between and to other organizations and institutions which pursue and foster similar goals

InfAI was recognized as an adjunct institute by Leipzig University under the auspices of Prof. Dr. iur. Franz Häuser on October 14th, 2008.


de-hubThe Interdisciplinary Competence Center Biomedical Data Science is part of the Smart Infrastructure Hub Leipzig.